Achilles bursitis

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Achilles bursitis

Achilles bursitis is bursitis (inflammation of synovial sac) of bursa situated above the insertion of tendon to calcaneus.[1] It results from overuse and wearing of tight shoes.[2][3]

Treatment is with corticosteroid injection.[4]


  1. Fauci, Anthony (2010). Harrison's Rheumatology, Second Edition. McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing; Digital Edition. p. 271. ISBN 9780071741460.
  2. Frontera, Walter R.; Silver, Julie K.; Rizzo, Thomas D. (2014). Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E-Book. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 440. ISBN 9780323222723. Archived from the original on 23 July 2020. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  3. Micheli, Lyle J. (2010). Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. SAGE. p. 9. ISBN 9781412961158. Archived from the original on 15 December 2021. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  4. Rahman, Anisur; Giles, Ian (2020). "18. Rheumatology". In Feather, Adam; Randall, David; Waterhouse, Mona (eds.). Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine (10th ed.). Elsevier. p. 427. ISBN 978-0-7020-7870-5. Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 2021-12-13.

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